Columnist

Adrian Walker

Walker is a columnist for the Metro section. He provides commentary and opinion on local and regional news as well as society and culture. Walker started as a Metro columnist in 1998. His column appears Mondays and Fridays.

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Adrian Walker

Can $235 million calm the tumult at UMass Boston?

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The Bayside site real estate deal comes as the cash-poor school, operating under its second interim chancellor, confronts a turning point.

Adrian Walker

Boston’s City Council wants fewer city elections. It should think bigger

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City Council President Andrea Campbell has proposed a list of reforms that includes expanded early voting and longer terms for city councilor. Councilors should be pushing for deeper changes.

Adrian Walker

Elizabeth Warren doesn’t want ‘change.’ She’s selling a revolution

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Her campaign will turn on the question of just how much change America has an appetite for.

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Bill Weld’s political wanderlust may strike again

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Will he be anything more than an afterthought if he runs for president?